This delicious side dish is packed with nutrition. Sweet potatoes, onions and almonds are powerhouses of antioxidants and other nutrients -- in fact, almonds are among the most nutrient-dense foods, containing high concentrations of vitamins and minerals per calorie. Plus, olive oil and almonds contain monounsaturated fat -- the good type.
This loaf features a strong pumpkin taste enhanced by brown sugar, with a lighter spice component that does not rely as much on cinnamon as other renditions of this popular bread. The optional nuts and raisins can be included to suit individual tastes.